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Thought Provoking Essays: For the Rational and Curious Mind

Lyons and Nissen agree that Americans are now sharing many things. In contrast to the nation's past emphasis on owning as much as possible.
Lyons cites the Internet is one reason why, saying people have grown a custom, for example, to sharing things on social networking sites.
Nissen adds that the economic downturn is discouraging young people from purchasing expensive items like cars and houses.

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Niche: The Missing Middle and Why Business Needs to Specialise to Survive

実践ビジネス英語
2013/05/09 
Rental Generation (2)
レンタル世代
 
Lyons says a growing number of people are renting certain items instead of buying them, including his sister Jane, who rents toys for her children. He says she does so to help keep her house tidy and because her kids quickly become bored with their toys.
Nissen says more and more companies are entering the specialized rental market as the United States has entered the age of collaborative consumption.

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【ネクタイ8本組】デザイナーズ セレクト ネクタイセット ネップ・モデル

実践ビジネス英語 
2013/05/08
Rental Generation 
レンタル世代

Garcia compliments Nissen on his necktie, which he reveals was rented. Nissen says he can choose from hundreds of designs for just $15 a month, receiving the ties he picked in a mail, and sending them back when he wants to wear others. Asked why he rents instead of buying, Nissen says his job requires him to be well-dressed, but that it's expensive to purchase the latest in designer ties.

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